Lead Veterinary Surgeon - Kingsbury, North London

Recruiter
Medivet
Location
Kingsbury, North London
Salary
£42,700 - £52,700 per annum depending on experience plus vehicle, CPD allowance, RCVS, VDS and BVA
Posted
26 Feb 2021
Closes
26 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About us:

Building the best place to work in the veterinary industry is creating exceptional opportunities for people like you.

Here, you won’t just be part of the team, you’ll be part of our nationwide family. We’ve built a network of 330 practices with 22 state-of-the-art 24-hour centres that are all home to a family of professionals who provide a high standard of care. You won’t just help to deliver care, you’ll deliver exceptional care for your patients and clients. And you’ll do it all supported by your colleagues and some of the best training and development in the industry.

Join us where we’re building better every day.

The role:

A very exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Veterinary Surgeon to join us at Medivet Kingsbury in North West London. 

This role offers a competitive base salary plus £10,200 housing allowance, vehicle or £2500 allowance, £1500 CPD allowance with 3 days CPD leave RCVS, VDS and BVA. 

The role works to our 4-day week (09:00-19:00) with 1:3 half or 1:6 full weekends. You will also be included on our bank holiday and on-call rota. This is fair share with all vets in the region (approx. 3 weeks of the year) should our night team require additional support. 

5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays. 

Key accountabilities:

  • Overall responsibility for management of the clinic
  • Answering client complaints
  • Line manager for Head Nurse and any other vets should the clinic grow
  • Monitoring clinic financial performance and implementing ways to develop and grow clinic turnover

Skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years UK (or equivalent) experience 
  • A personable nature, keen to form client relationships
  • Previous management experience would be a bonus but is not essential
  • A desire to learn and develop the clinic is crucial

Branch:

Medivet Kingsbury has been a veterinary practice since 1985 and was one of the original Medivet branches. The list of clients is still growing but we also have the original, fiercely loyal clients who continue to come to us with their new generation of pets.

Kingsbury is located in North London between the areas of Hendon, Burnt Oak, and Wembley. The area is rapidly growing, with several new housing developments within walking distance to the clinic. The branch is larger than most with two consult rooms, large reception, separate theatre and x-ray rooms, a vet office, bespoke utility room, kitchen, private garden, spacious forecourt and on-site parking.

It benefits from being a 5-minute drive from the Hendon 24-hour hospital where there is access to MRI, CT, ultrasound, endoscopy, and laparoscopy facilities as well as more extensive in-house laboratory equipment.  In general, the Hendon region is able to hugely benefit from the Medivet hub-and-spoke model due to close proximity to each other.  Branch Partners and Lead Vets in the area speak frequently to share knowledge and experience.

The team is comprised of the Lead Vet, Head RVN, and currently two Student Veterinary Nurses although there is scope to grow to a 2-vet practice. Our Head RVN has been with Medivet over the past 15 years, with the majority of these being based at Kingsbury. The nursing team has had advanced training in developing the client journey and we pride ourselves on gold-standard care for both our patients and for their owners. 

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